Medical Coding Schools In Alaska

In Alaska, there are 3 accredited schools where medical coding classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Alaska's medical coding academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in medical coding includes medical coding training at the following levels:

  • Medical Coding Certificate
  • Associates degree in Medical Coding


  1. Charter College in Anchorage

    2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Career Academy

    1415 E Tudor Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99507-1033

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Ilisagvik College

    Narl Facility, Barrow, Alaska 99723

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Alaska 560
National 176,090

Approximately 0% of the country's medical coding professionals work in Alaska state.

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Alaska

470 550 490 640 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Medical Coding is a growing field in Alaska. In 2010 there were 90 more medical coding professionals working in Alaska than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has grown by 19% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for medical coding professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of medical coding professionals working around the nation.

Medical Coding VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$32,850 $35,710 $38,280 $39,490 $39,300
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of medical coding professionals is growing, the salaries paid to medical coding professionals are increasing in Alaska. The mean salary for medical coding professionals in 2006 was $32,850 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $39,300 per year.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Alaska

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Thus, medical coding professionals' salaries grew by 16% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Alaska, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of medical coding. The pay differential between the highest paid medical coding professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 110%

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Alaska

Health Information
Health Information Management
Medical Billing
Medical Coding

Medical coding professionals in Alaska earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Medical Coding programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited medical coding schools in Alaska is decreasing. In Alaska, there were 178 graduates in 2006. And there were 80 graduates from medical coding courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of medical coding school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska by 55%. 67% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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